Wednesday 21 March 2018

No automatic €3 refund for Ryanair passengers

Rosemary O’Grady

Ryanair passengers who have already paid the €3 tourist tax on advance bookings will not automatically get the money back and will have to apply for the refund when the Government confirms the effective date for the abolition of the levy.

The airline's spokesman Stephen McNamara said today that they did not have the IT to sort back through their system to see who would be due a rebate.

Welcoming he Government move to end the extra charge, Mr McNamara said that Ireland had priced itself out of UK tourism and this move would help to create more jobs for the country.

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